Thesaurus / dolorous

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He, with his eyes fixed on the embers, had sunk back into the dolorous past.
FRUITFULNESSEMILE ZOLA
Judge of the whole by a part of the most dolorous history in the records of civilisation.
THE FLEETS BEHIND THE FLEETW. MACNEILE (WILLIAM MACNEILE) DIXON
The Mormons followed this national road when they trekked to the valley of Salt Lake in 1847––a dolorous path to many.
TRAIL TALESJAMES DAVID GILLILAN
The star made schedule trips between the altar and the loft, running over our heads with a dolorous rattle.
Throughout all that sordid, dolorous region I saw not so much as one tree, or flower-bed, or fountain.
NOT GUILTYROBERT BLATCHFORD
Mustapha was the last, and kept not only himself, but myself, wide awake by his dolorous chants of love and religion.
With the heavy and dolorous insistence of a muffled drum two thoughts were hammering at his brain: her helplessness: his honor.
THE TYRANNY OF WEAKNESSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
She always speaks with a wailing, dolorous voice—you are nervously expecting her to burst into tears every moment.
ANNE OF THE ISLANDLUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
Yes, and a dolorous groaning as closer and closer the armies grappled with each other, hand to hand.
THE NORMANSSARAH ORNE JEWETT
One woman, suffering from hydrocephalus, sat in a little cart, the dolorous motions of her head bespeaking her grievous malady.

WORDS RELATED TO DOLOROUS

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